N.C. Division of Public Health announcement
The Health Assessment, Consultation and Education Program within the N.C. Division of Public Health will hold a community meeting to provide asbestos-related health education Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, from 4-7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Davidson United Presbyterian Church, 116 Depot St., Davidson.
Presentations, followed by a question and answer session, will be held at 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Public health and environment professionals will be on hand to answer questions after each presentation.
The meeting is organized in response to community requests. It will provide health information and education pertaining to asbestos exposure. All community members who currently live, or previously lived within walking distance of the Davidson Mill, as well as those who worked at the Carolina Asbestos Company, are encouraged to attend.
For more information on asbestos and your health, visit https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/asbestos/
Jan. 18, 2017, WFAE.org, “Davidson Mill Redevelopment Unearths Asbestos, Old Tensions”
Jan. 26, 2017, WFAE.org, “Work To Begin At Davidson Asbestos Site; EPA Cleanups Still On Track”
Feb. 6, 2017, WFAE.org, “Workers Finish Covering Asbestos At Old Davidson Mill”